As the school year comes to a close, I think it is time to finally share some of the Boston College hot takes that have accumulated in the back of my mind over the past two years.
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: 10/20
Thumbs Down: People Who Don’t Like Candy Corn
This thumbs down is kind of a double negative—apologies to our copy team. That being said, candy corn is literally honey-flavored nostalgia. Anyone who doesn’t like it clearly just didn’t have the proper amount of Halloween cheer as a kid. For 21+ readers, try soaking candy corn in vodka and then adding pineapple juice or club soda. You’re welcome.
BC Plans to Reopen as Scheduled in Fall
BC plans to resume on-campus classes on August 31 as scheduled, University President William Leahy announced in an email on Tuesday.
Study Abroad Application Process Adjusted Based on Student Feedback
After making adjustments to the study abroad application process last year, the Office of International Programs (OIP) will no longer require students to list a fall program on their study abroad applications and will now ask students to list six programs, instead of three, when they apply.
A Senior’s Autumn Nostalgia, Inspired by Bean Boots
But this fall, as I look back on my first half of first semester senior year, has me pumping the brakes before Thanksgiving.
Sweaters, Sinuses, and Sriracha: TU/TD
“Sorry I’m #basic.”
Grammy Winner Daya to Headline Stokes Set
The Campus Activities Board (CAB) announced at halftime of today’s BC football game versus Holy Cross that Grammy Award Winning Artist Daya will headline Stokes Set on Sept. 15. Now in its third year, the fall concert will be held on the Stokes Lawn, and doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
Dining Services Updates Its Offerings for the Fall Semester
As the fall semester approaches, Boston College Dining Services has made additions to its menus across all dining halls to both expand offerings and to better incorporate special dietary restrictions for students, spanning a wide array of foods and locations. Most notable among those changes is late night dining on Lower Campus moving from the…
Changing Seasons, Without Mayonnaise: TU/TD
“Maybe it’s just cause I’m a city kid who never grew up around nature, but I feel like those stuck in concrete jungles all too often forget about the wildlife that thrives in the North.”
What Would’ve Gone In The Heights Today If We Weren’t Lazy Bums Who Needed A Day Off
We took our annual fall break this weekend for The Heights, which means there’s no new print issue around campus today. To make up for that, Connor Mellas and Austin Tedesco came up with a list of stories you likely would have read in the newspaper if we’d put out an issue today.